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Postfix code completion lets you transform an already typed expression to another
one based on the postfix you type after a dot, the type of the expression, and its context.
This transformation is performed by expanding the postfix-specific predefined template. For example,
.if postfix applied to a boolean expression wraps it with an
See more at: Postfix Code Completion.
On this page, enable and disable postfix templates and appoint key to activate the template expansion.
|Enable postfix templates||
- Select this check box to have IntelliJ IDEA transform expressions with postfixes into
other expressions by expanding postfix-specific templates.
When the check box is selected, choose the postfixes to apply transformations to by
selecting the check boxes next to the desired postfixes in the list below.
- When this check box is cleared, no template expansion is applied.
|Expand templates with||From the drop-down list, select the key that will expand the selected postfix template. The possible options are: Tab, Space, and Enter. |
|Table of available postfix templates||
The table below shows the list of available postfix templates. To enable or disable a template, select or clear the check box next to it.
When you select a template, the right-hand pane shows its description and illustrates how it works by displaying the expression before and after the selected template is applied.
Last modified: 13 July 2016